Man airlifted after shooting in Lanett

Published 5:37 pm Thursday, May 16, 2019

A man was airlifted for treatment after suffering a gunshot wound Thursday in Lanett.

According to a LPD press release, officers responded to the 10 block of S.E. 14th Street at approximately 3:35 a.m. in reference to shots fired.

During the initial investigation, a white male with a gunshot wound was located in the area. Lanett EMS responded to the scene to provide initial assistance and the victim was airlifted to a hospital for further medical treatment, according to the press release. The offender was identified as a black male in his mid-40s, and he was wearing a white t-shirt and gray or black shorts at the time of the incident.

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The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Lanett Police Department at (334) 644-2146 or Crime Stoppers at (334) 756-8200.